The Straits Times. DaimlerChrysler delivered the first of its fuel cell cars to Singapores National Environmental Agency as part of a larger two-year trial that will see 60 such cars in Singapore, Tokyo, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Berlin.
DaimlerChrysler maintains that the earliest full commercial roll-out will be in 2010 or after.
BP also opened its first Singaporean hydrogen refueling station, which will receive the gas by truck from BP refineries. It also announced that it would develop of second station by the first quarter of 2005 that produces its own hydrogen through electrolysis (using electricity to split water into hydrogen and oxygen.)
BP is partnering with Ford on similar demonstrations in the US, and has said that it will build out fueling stations using a variety of hydrogen production technologies.